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The Mamas are representing Sweden in Eurovision

Are there any sisters representing your country? Let me know!

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Vénus Noire: Reading list/Gift idea

Black Women and Colonial Fantasies in Nineteenth-Century France (Race in the Atlantic World, 1700–1900 Ser.) Even though there were relatively few people of color in postrevolutionary France, images of and discussions about black women, in particular, appeared repeatedly in a variety of French cultural sectors and social milieus. In Vénus Noire, Robin Mitchell shows how […]

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Lucie B Gives Stockholm Kids Life, and Jump Rope Skills

Lucie B Linder is a champion jumper. Not long jump, but jump rope. She hails from New York City but fell in love in Sweden and is now married and living in Stockholm. For the past 2 years, she has been living and working her dream by teaching school-age kids to jump rope, compete, win, […]

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Black Women in Europe get the Sisterhood of Greatness Award

It truly was an amazing day at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC for the Sisterhood Agenda Sisterhood of Greatness Award Ceremony. The ancestors truly were with us in the Oprah Winfrey Theater and I am grateful and proud to have accepted this award for all of the Black […]

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Woza Albert!

By Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon Jesus has come back to earth, and has chosen to do so in South Africa – during the apartheid era. The black population is treated as second class citizens. Jesus, or Morena as he is called, preaches justice and peace – messages that do not go home […]

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Ekerö wants to know: Do you feel included?

How included are you in this society? That is the question being asked in Ekerö. You are invited to attend a discussion with migration, integration, the labor market and more. Registration is now open through October 23rd from this link.

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THE STATE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EUROPE Race, Rights, and Politics

THE STATE OF DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN EUROPE Race, Rights, and PoliticsWednesday, September 11, 201910:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Cannon House Office BuildingRoom 210 Live Webcast: www.youtube.com/HelsinkiCommission Against the backdrop of recent European elections, European political leaders will discuss the state of their democracies and recent efforts to address issues of diversity and inclusion amidst rising prejudice […]

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Background: On January 20, 2009, Michelle Obama became the 44th First Lady of the United States. Unlike previous First Lady’s she is distinguished not only as the most educated First Lady but the first African American First Lady. Her rise to this position was extraordinary. Throughout the nearly two-year presidential campaign, Michelle Obama demonstrated intelligence, […]

Nearly 60% of black and African people living in Russia’s capital Moscow have been physically assaulted in racially motivated attacks, says a new study. Africans working or studying in the city live in constant fear of attack, according to the report by the Moscow Protestant Chaplaincy. A quarter of 200 people surveyed said they had […]

This year’s third issue of BlackExpat.com online magazine has been released. Q3 September 2009 Content • Interview: Ernest White II – in-depth on Columbia • Sierra Henderson – Marriage For Hire – propositions while studying abroad • Francis Holland – reasons for why he prefers living in Brazil • Terri Doerrzapf – communications entrepreneur in […]

Host: Solidarité Africaine de France Moderator: Sandrine Joseph Price: 12€ Date: Sunday, September 6, 2009 Time: 12:00pm – 6:30pm Location: Belushi’s Paris Street: 159 Rue de crimée Metro CRIMÉ ligne 7 City/Town: Paris, France Email: soafric@hotmail.fr Website: http://www.s-af.org/ Au nom de l’association Solidarité Africaine de France , nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à […]

Source: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/nation-world/sns-ap-eu-russias-obama,0,6388513.story MOSCOW — A second candidate of African descent announced he’ll run for head of a rural district in southern Russia, election officials said Monday, making for an unusual slate in a country with deeply ingrained racism. The campaign for head of the Srednyaya Akhtuba (pronounced SREHD’-nyah-yah ahk-TOO’-buh) district already has attracted wide media […]

Photo by Photo Agency Sandy Cane, of African American decent, has been elected the first Black mayor in Italy in Viggin. A black woman backed by the anti-immigrant Northern League has been elected mayor of the small Italian town of Viggiu close to the Swiss border. Sandy Cane, elected in local elections held across Italy […]

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